Abraham Cowley Quote

His faith, perhaps, in some nice tenets might
Be wrong; his life, I'm sure, was in the right.


On the Death of Crashaw; reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919). Compare: "For modes of faith let graceless zealots fight, He can't be wrong whose life is in the right", Alexander Pope, Essay on Man, epilogue iii, line 303.

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His faith, perhaps, in some nice tenets might Be wrong; his life, I'm sure, was in the right.

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His faith, perhaps, in some nice tenets might Be wrong; his life, I'm sure, was in the right.

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His faith, perhaps, in some nice tenets might Be wrong; his life, I'm sure, was in the right.

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His faith, perhaps, in some nice tenets might Be wrong; his life, I'm sure, was in the right.